Map This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts)

About this Item

Title

  • This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts)

Contributor Names

  • Hills, John (Surveyor)
  • Cooke, John, engraver of Hendon.

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : Published and sold by John Hills, surveyor & draughtsman, 1797.

Subject Headings

  • -  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Buildings--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Wharves--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Notes

  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Also shows all buildings, names of wharves and landings along the Delaware riverbank, wooded areas, and tract lines beyond the city borders.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC copy halved for folding, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with blue-and-white cloth border.
  • -  Wheat & Brun no. 468.
  • -  Includes notes, index to points of interest, statement of presentation dated "Philad'a Sep'r 5th 1796", and imprint of city seal containing coat-of-arms.

Medium

  • 1 map ; 67 x 94 cm., folded to 71 x 49 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3824.P5 1796 .H5

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2007625050

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Hills, John, and John Cooke. This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs showing the improved parts. Philadelphia: Published and sold by John Hills, surveyor & draughtsman, 1796. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007625050/.

APA citation style:

Hills, J. & Cooke, J. (1796) This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs showing the improved parts. Philadelphia: Published and sold by John Hills, surveyor & draughtsman. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007625050/.

MLA citation style:

Hills, John, and John Cooke. This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs showing the improved parts. Philadelphia: Published and sold by John Hills, surveyor & draughtsman, 1796. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007625050/>.